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Game World

Launching Akashic’s new Black Sheep YA imprint, an adventure novel in a video game turned reality, with giant spiders, malevolent hummingbirds, a not-quite-yellow-brick road, and preteen children learning how to be heroes!

Caught Up

Author of the mega–best seller B-More Careful (350,000 sales) is back with an irresistible hard-boiled crime story.


Award-winning novelist Bernice L. McFadden’s highly anticipated new historical novel set amidst the Harlem Renaissance.

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Upcoming Events

Nina Revoyr — Santa Monica College’s Literary Series, Santa Monica, CA

3/27/19, 6:00pm

Nina Revoyr will be featured at Santa Monica College’s Literary Series beginning with a reception starting at 6:00 pm with a reading to follow at 6:45 pm. There will also be a Q&A and book signing after.

Vancouver Noir — Regency C/D, Vancouver, British Columbia, CA

3/28/19, 7:30pm

Noir at the Bar: Left Coast Crime Edition with Blake Crouch, Kellye Garrett, Rob Hart, Vicki Delany, Dietrich Kalteis, Robin Burcell, Thomas Pluck, Hilary Davidson, Sam Wiebe, Lisa Brackmann, Frank Zafiro, S.J. Rozan.

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